Rethinking the Other in Antiquity

Rethinking the Other in Antiquity

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Prevalent among classicists today is the notion that Greeks, Romans, and Jews enhanced their own self-perception by contrasting themselves with the so-called Other--Egyptians, Phoenicians, Ethiopians, Gauls, and other foreigners--frequently through hostile stereotypes, distortions, and caricature. In this provocative book, Erich Gruen demonstrates how the ancients found connections rather than contrasts, how they expressed admiration for the achievements and principles… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (November 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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